How’s the winter going for you?

It sure was good to see the temperatures above 50 last week. While we have stayed cozy and warm in our “retirement” home in...

We need to fix the pet problem

  I have always been a lover of animals — all animals. Currently, I have a dog that makes every single day better and when...

Take a weed-eater to this proposal

Recreation — I have always associated it with doing something active or, at the very least, pursuing some sort of hobby in our leisure...

Closing out another year with memories

  We didn’t make it through the year without losing yet another popular former Keystone resident. Last week I received a call from Wade Morris,...

Gray’s track record is good

Entering a new year for me always evokes thoughts of simplifying life a bit, refocusing on the essentials, setting goals for the future. Though...

2016 was a ‘surreal’ year

Each year the Merriam-Webster Dictionary chooses a word of the year based on which term was most frequently looked up in the dictionary or...

First memories of Christmas in Keystone

Moving to Keystone and the Black Hills in the early 1980s was like living in a time warp for me after the bustling craziness...

The reason for the season

  The holidays are a time filled with shopping, family traditions and special events for everyone to enjoy. This holiday season is also the season...

What are you doing in 2034?

Mark your calendars for Nov. 25, 2034. That is the next time the moon will be as close to the earth as it was...

The Hills became the ‘cat’s meow’

  This story has been told more than a few times, but every  now and then it bears repeating because it has been noted by...